Wanda Elouise Cox Wilkins

Wanda Elouise Cox Wilkins, 77, of Waycross, passed away early Friday morning, June 26, 2020, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House in Waycross.

Born in Waycross, December 7, 1942, she had lived in Waycross for the past 30 years.  She was a homemaker but was a former manager for Dolly Madison Bread Company. She was an active member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church where she was a member of the Adult Sunday school class, the Joy Group and the Sewing Sisters. She loved flowers and gardening as well as reading.

She was a daughter of the late Gideon Preston and Annie Louise Chancey Cox. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Lillie Mae Barber and a brother, John Leonard Cox.

Survivors include her husband, Brian Wilkins, Waycross; two daughters, Louise and Raymond Carter Jr., Blackshear and Wanda Dukes (Scott Thompson), Hoboken; a son, Tim (Tamara) Williams, Hoboken; a step-daughter, Sacha (Douglas) Dodson, Ottawa, KS; a step-son, Simeon Wilkins, West Hollywood, CA; a sister, Mildred (Flemon) Hendrix, Waycross; a brother, Preston (Barbara) Cox, Waycross; 10 grandchildren, Jessica Lee Tolbert, Mary Elizabeth Tolbert, Parker Williams, Bennett Williams, Evan Wilkins, Ida Wilkins, Edie Wilkins, Eddie Dodson, Maximus Dodson and Hugo Dodson; five great-grandchildren, Alec Luke, Bradley Ashmore, Annabel Parkman, Laura Grace Tolbert and Mary Eliza Barber and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

There will be no public visitation.

 Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 29, from the Waters Cemetery.

Due to COVID-19, social distancing and the wearing of face masks are strongly encouraged Those who do not feel comfortable attending can still extend their sympathy by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.

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